Ching Chong Chinaman
Producers: Julia Cho, Peter Kuo, Stefanie Wong Lau, Marie-Reine Velez
Author: Lauren Yee
Director: Peter J. Kuo
Rehearsals: October 2011
Performances: November 4 - 20, 2011
Auditions: Saturday, July 23, 2011
Please submit to this project by emailing your headshot and resume to AAP.firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission deadline is this Friday, July 15th. Script is available at Samuel French.
ED – 40s; Chinese-American; ultra-assimilated. Businessman, father and husband in an upper-middle-class family. Habitually avoids conflict, projects an optimistic and amiable image, but has a nervous laugh.
CHINESE MAN – 20s; Chinese; also known as J, JINQIANG, or CHING CHONG. Illegal immigrant who works as Upton’s indentured servant. Dance/movement experience preferred.
CHINESE WOMAN – all ages; Chinese. This role plays a variety of characters, including MRS. J, KIM LEE PARK, REPORTER, and ASIAN SCHOOLGIRL. Strong character work preferred.
* Note: CHINESE MAN and CHINESE WOMAN do not speak with Asian accents.